Friday, November 29, 2019

Wine development release 4.21 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine development release 4.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • HTTP proxy configuration through DHCP.
  • Parameter block support in D3DX9.
  • A few more dlls converted to PE.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Bugs fixed in 4.21 (total 50):

  15670  .NET applications that make use of System.IO.IsolatedStorage crash (missing "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\<UserSID>" registry subkey)
  22030  LegoLand: crashes at main menu without native directmusic
  23729  Need For Speed: Shift - throbbing glob around language and save game name not as noticable on Wine
  23821  Super Mario Brothers X hangs in quartz?
  25264  treeview wstr overrun in TVN_GETDISPINFOW (ExamXML crashes when opening an XML file)
  26119  kernel32/pipe tests show some valgrind warnings
  26721  Button and Static controls not painting in Win NT V6.00 and later modes
  28506  kernel32/change.ok test fails occasionally on linux
  28602  Ccleaner: installer has a non-fatal crash
  30499  Multiple Avira AVG product installers crash due to access of undocumented PEB field "UnicodeCaseTableData" (AVG Free Edition 2012-2014, TuneUp Utilities 2014)
  33284  Xin Shendiao Xialv ("The Giant Eagle and It's Companion") has some graphical issues
  33352  Family Tree Maker 2012 crashes when trying to start program
  34048  IE8 x64 for Server 2003 exits silently
  35252  Multiple applications need ITaskScheduler::Enum implementation (lsTasks, Toad for MySQL Freeware 7.x)
  36121  valgrind leaks in ntdll/tests/change.c
  36266  valgrind shows several leaks in dmusic/tests/dmusic.c
  36404  valgrind shows a leak in faultrep/tests/faultrep.c
  36405  valgrind shows a leak in msxml3/tests/xmlview.c
  36615  valgrind shows a definite leak in mshtml/tests/htmldoc.c
  38300  using winegcc with stdin passes arguments in the wrong position to gcc
  38659  Windows Sysinternals Process Explorer v16.x crashes on startup (registry SID profile data in 'ProfileList' must contain 'Flags' and 'ProfileImagePath' values)
  39210  Dream Aquarium (screensaver) fails to read monitor power state ('{4d36e96e-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}' monitor device class registry data missing)
  40970  Can't run LEGO DD anymore
  43323 Cars render incorrectly
  45661  Gothic 2 crashes with music enabled without native directmusic
  46748  Splinter Cell: Blacklist shows some 'script code' instead of text
  47414  valgrind shows a definite memory leak in dlls/ntdll/loader.c
  47489  The appearance of configurable options in Audacity is broken
  47547  Steam Overlay stopped working
  47620  unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.GetCurrentConsoleFontEx
  47656  Crysis 1: game in DX10 cannot be started (also causing Very High graphical setting not available) in Vista and up
  47724  .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 not installing
  47740  dotnet20sp2: fails to install on arch and derivatives
  47790  putty.exe displays an error at startup when placed in a path with accented characters.
  47809  mscrt: strftime is missing some substutions
  47832  FindFirstFileExW believes every directory entry has been read if NtQueryDirectoryFile underfills buffer
  47935  Nextiva: Logging in fails with "Client is unable to connect to the server."
  47991  motec i2 pro v1.0 data logger fails to start
  48016  karafunplayer: Call from 0x7124d239 to unimplemented function shcore.dll.GetScaleFactorForMonitor, aborting
  48072  Everquest Classic: Textures not working correctly
  48087  Firestorm viewer can't login to Second Life grid since 4.19
  48104  Graphics load improperly in LEGO Island 2
  48111  myodbc-installer v5.x (part of Toad for MySQL Freeware 7.x) crashes when querying for installed drivers ('SQLGetInstalledDrivers' doesn't handle NULL 'sizeout')
  48114  wine: could not open working directory L"unix\\home\\tod\\", starting in the Windows directory.
  48140  Archicad 22 needs missing SHCreateDataObject from shell32
  48157  SetThreadDescription() return value E_NOTIMPL crashes StarCitizen
  48170  start.exe: /min no longer works
  48176  cannot select drawn line in excel2003 sheet (for removal)
  48178  upgrade to "version 4 stable" made EXCEL2003 unusable (even after re-installing/purging wine and EXCEL)
  48188  wine fails to load, "kernelbase.dll" failed to initialize, aborting

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Proton 4.11-9 has been released

 Proton 4.11-9  has been released

  • Fix performance regression in 4.11-8 that affected 32-bit games using DXVK and D9VK.
  • Fix reporting too little GPU memory for certain GPUs.
  • Restore steering wheel controller force feedback.
  • Fix crash launching Crazy Machines 3 with certain GPUs.

Link to source code

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Lutris 0.5.4 has been released

Lutris helps you install and play video games from all eras and from most gaming systems. By leveraging and combining existing emulators, engine re-implementations and compatibility layers, it gives you a central interface to launch all your games.

The client can connect with existing services like Humble Bundle, GOG and Steam to make your game libraries easily available. Game downloads and installations are automated and can be modified through user made scripts.

Download this version of Lutris from here.

Changelog :

  • Added support for Python 3.8.
  • Added config validation.
  • Added support for Nvidia PRIME off-load.
  • Added a popup after a successful game import.
  • Added alacritty as a terminal option.
  • Newly installed games that don't specify wine version will now default to the version used during installation.
  • Provide a fallback for when Lutris can't create a working directory.
  • Update libretro runners list.
  • Removed runners that have no binary builds.
  • Esync can now be enabled for Wine Staging >= 4.6.
  • Default scaling option for Mednafen is now nn4x.
  • steamwebhelper.exe is no longer disabled to avoid issues with the new Steam UI.
  • Ignore special symbols when generating identifiers for games.
  • Wine processes are now killed if installation is cancelled.
  • Fixed installation issues for users whose username begin with "x".
  • Fixed a bug with side panels hidden by default on first start.
  • Fixed an issue that would not allow user to unselect a game in right panel by clicking on an empty space in the library if that game was no longer installed.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed user to change the configuration of a game that was already removed.
  • Fixed an issue that made games imported from native Steam to appear as uninstalled.
  • Fixed a bug that opened Wine Console instead of Wine Registry.
  • Fixed warnings that occurred when Gamemode was enabled.
  • Fixed various locale issues.
  • Fixed a bug preventing Lutris to find Gallium Nine libraries.
  • Fixed issues with positioning of the Lutris window.
  • Fixed game panel updates on game quit.
  • Fixed game loading error in cases when libstrangle is missing but was previously enabled.
  • Fixed a bug that made Lutris download Linux version of a GOG game even when the runner was set to Wine.
  • Fixed installation of the local install scripts.
  • Fixed installation issues for wine installers that don't have a "files" section.
  • Further fixed issues with wine sandboxing on non-english systems.
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Monday, November 25, 2019

Wine maintenance release 4.0.3 is now available for Linux FreeBSD and macOS

The Wine maintenance release 4.0.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Updates to the National Language Support files

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Bugs fixed in 4.0.3 (total 54):

   8848  SWAT4 Areas that should be in shadow and people are rendered solid black
  12332  Microsoft Windows Server 2003 DDK SP1 installer crashes ('setupapi.SetupCloseFileQueue' should do proper handle validation before accessing members)
  14695  Lifeforce demo misses codecs (msvideo1 needs to support 24 bpp output)
  25180  Clonk Endeavour's intro video is not rendered correctly (iccvid does not support non-multiple of 4 video width)
  27185  Futuremark PC Mark 7 (.NET 4.0 app) fails to run with Wine-Mono (mscoree:get_runtime Unrecognized version L"v4.0.20926")
  28196  Test Drive Unlimited: Water is always rendered on top of everything.
  31350  Multiple .NET 3.x WPF applications crash in Vista/Win7 mode due to dwmapi.DwmGetTransportAttributes stub returning E_NOTIMPL (T-Online Mediencenter Assistent, Valil.Chess, Zwift 1.0)
  38182  King of Dragon Pass: can't change audio volume level
  38421  Windows Media Player 9 & 10: mp3 sound plays too fast
  38423  Python 3.5.x exe installer fails with Access denied error
  39129  Cygwin's dash.exe crashes during installation
  39614  Wine initialises a Critical Section for Mutexes by NULL instead of (void*)-1
  41657  CoolQ 5.x reports network error on startup due to msscript:ScriptControl_Eval stub
  42078  Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara needs d3dx11_43.dll.D3DX11CreateShaderResourceViewFromMemory
  42374  Hardwood Solitaire can not connect to his server
  43286  WSARecvMsg wrongly forbids NULL control buffers (Qt 5.7.0 based: Cannot read UDP packets: "errno 90, (Message too long)")
  45218  Fallout 4 Script Extender fails to allocate trampoline buffers
  45449  Add diagnostic 'mscoree.dll.CorGetSvc' stub (NGEN client) to hint at broken Microsoft .NET Frameworks installation (Wine-Mono not uninstalled and/or 'mscoree.dll' placeholders not removed prior install)
  45757  Visual Studio 2017 Installer - "The installer manifest failed signature validation"
  45947  Native Access crashes on unimplemented function virtdisk.dll.OpenVirtualDisk
  46450  Volume Control doesn't work in Firefox videos (and browsers based on it) with PulseAudio driver
  46453  The Testament of Sherlock Holmes crashes while loading level with builtin d3dx9_43
  46473  Settlers IV History Edition crashes on startup
  46558  win64 dotnet Space Engineers fractal noise generation broken
  46655  Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5: Tabs show completely black
  46905  Multiple eventlog monitor applications go haywire (endless console spam, live-loop CPU) due to advapi32.ReadEventLogA/W returning lasterror ERROR_CALL_NOT_IMPLEMENTED
  47013  winebus.sys: hidraw_set_feature_report buffer too small for some devices in SteelSeries Engine
  47023  Warframe in-game screenshot fails if screenshot directory already exists
  47069  Final Fantasy XIV Launcher renders black (needs better get_Busy implementation)
  47082  NI System Web Server crashes on unimplemented function authz.dll.AuthzFreeResourceManager
  47129  Rendering glitch in Caste Siege/Ballerburg (invalid vertex count in IDirect3DDevice3::DrawIndexedPrimitiveVB)
  47137  Multiple applications from Line 6 (Yamaha Guitar Group) crash on startup (HX Edit v2.71, POD Farm 2.5)(Wine builtin 'gdiplus.dll' missing version resource)
  47143  Trackbar thumb is too small in Metatrader 4 expert advisor
  47178  Grand Prix Legends: Service papycpu2 doesn't load
  47190  Custom protocol handler CF doesn't support aggregation
  47214  Oracle Java runtime 8.211 online installer crashes in WoW64
  47234  Wine fails to properly parse and import some of the standard root certificates
  47236  Adobe InDesign CC 2017: crashes at startup: unimplemented function msvcp140.dll._Strxfrm
  47249  CM_Set_Class_Registry_Property should use PCVOID for buffer parameter
  47285  widl generates incorrect format strings when using -Oicf flag
  47327  Japanese texts are overlapped in notepad when using bitmap font.
  47352  Levelhead: Can't connect to game's network
  47367  Some WPF 4.x apps from Windows 10 SDK (10.0.17763.x) spam console with fixme:d3d:wined3d_driver_info_init Unhandled OS version 6.3, reporting Win 8. (WinVer set to 'Windows 8.1')
  47399  Mozart 11-13 crashes on startup
  47418  Quickbooks 2018 installer crashes on Validating Install
  47424  DataTransferLength in SCSI_PASS_THROUGH and SCSI_PASS_THROUGH_DIRECT *must* have return value
  47432  bcrypt always chooses ECB mode when using AES, even if a program indicates otherwise.
  47437  Final Fantasy XIV 5.0 crashes on startup when using xaudio2_8.dll
  47514  AviUtl: Can't add a file to the ExEdit dialog after the first drop.
  47546  Touhou 14-17 experience Spell Name and Music Room text issues starting in Wine 4.1
  47564  Database mistmatch on brazillian timezone (America/Sao_Paulo)
  47578  Omni-NFS 4.13's XLPD Server crashes on unimplemented function ntoskrnl.exe.MmIsThisAnNtAsSystem
  47586  The Sims 1 visually freezes after alt-tabbing when in fullscreen mode
  47706  ntdll: Compiler warnings regression on x86_64 [stable]